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Tokyo stocks opened down 1.63 percent on Monday after the dollar fell against the yen as investors awaited the US central bank's policy meeting this week. 

A man is reflected in an electric quotation board flashing chart of the Nikkei key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in front of a securities company in Tokyo on July 26, 2013.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which lost nearly three percent on Friday on a strong dollar and unencouraging corporate results and forecasts, gave up another 230.71 points to 13,899.27 at the start.

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